Climate and Sustainability Roundtable

On April 18 Sustainable Resilient Longmont and the Longmont Museum presented a climate sustainability round-table to explore the link between the global climate crisis and local sustainability efforts.     The forum was moderated by KGNU’s Liz Lane and included […]

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Efforts to Enact a Living Wage in Longmont

Efforts are currently underway to have the city of Longmont commit to paying city workers a living wage. The Denver City Council recently unanimously approved a proposal to raise the minimum wage for city workers to $15.00 an hour. Peggy […]

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The Christmas House in Longmont

Update: This story was originally broadcast in December 2015, the Martinez house is once again lit up for the holiday season with new segments on display in 2018.   For more than 30 years, Tom and Debbie Martinez have created […]

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Longmont Approves Landmark Oil and Gas Deal

On Tuesday night, Longmont city council heard from a handful of speakers about the proposed agreement with TOP operating and Cub Creek Energy that would stop all surface drilling in city limits, but would still allow fracking under city land through horizontal drilling.

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CIRC General Assembly in Longmont

From July 29th to July 31st, hundreds of immigrant rights advocates from across the state gathered in Longmont for the annual general assembly of the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC). We hear voices from some of the attendees below. Diego […]

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Making Things in Longmont

“At one time it proclaimed itself the largest pea cannery in the world.” At one time, the sugar industry was the largest employer in the city of Longmont. The Great Western Sugar Company which closed in 1977 remains a symbol […]

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The Future of Public Transit in Longmont

The League of Women Voters in Boulder County is holding a panel discussion on February 8th in Longmont on The Future of Public Transit in Longmont. Will Toor, with the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project. He is advocating for Bus Rapid […]

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